Wednesday 20th September 2017


Presentation of the schools/countries.

10:30 Interdisciplinary lessons.
12:30 Leaving from school to Policoro Beach: Aquarius Resort.
13:00 Lunch: packed lunch Aquarius Resort.
13:30 Boat sailing.
15:30 - 18:00 Beach team building activity: Aquarius Resort.
  Dinner with the families.

Thursday 21st September 2017

09:00 Excursion to Castellana Grotte.
11:30 - 12:30 Packed Lunch.
12:30 - 13:30 Guided visit of Castellana Caves
14:30 - 15:30 Sun LAB.
16:00 - 18:00 Visit of Polignao.
18:00 Back to Castellana.
18:30 Dinner in Castellana.
22:00 - 22:30 Astronomical Observatory "Sirio".
22:30 Back home.

Friday 22nd September 2017

08:15 School activities in Nova Siri.
09:30 - 12:30 Teacher's meeting.
0,:30 Pizza for lunch
15:00 - 17:30

Back to school:

  • preparation of the TED speech;
  • decoration of the equatorial sundials.
17:30 Walk in Nova Siri Beach and Photo session.
  Sinner with the families.

Saturday 23rd September 2017

08:15 School activities in Nova Siri.
08:30 - 10:30

Astronomy Lab:

  • "Equatorial Sundials;
  • "Sun Arch".
 12:15 - 13:15 The Circel of Hipparchus.
  Lunch/sinner with the families.

Nova Siri on the hill. Night sky watching:

"Tonight we are the stars"


23:00  Back home.

Saturday 24th September 2017


Trip to Matera:

  • visit of the "Tavole Palatine" of Metaponto;
  • visit of the Sassi, Unesco site.
10:30 - 11:10

Questionnaire (teachers and students)

Dinner in a typical restaurant in Matera.

15:00 Back home.
19:30 - 22:00

Farewell party in Policoro:

  • Ted Speech with art exhibition;
  • Café littéraire

Potluck by the Italian Families.


This is how the German students experienced the mobility to Italy

On September 19th, after school we all met up at the Karlsruhe main station to start our beautiful journey to Policoro, Italy. After some hours of train travelling we took our first flight from Stuttgart to Munich then a flight to Bari. From there we were picked up by a man with a van and a plan. Arriving in Policoro we were immediately greeted by our host families.

The first day we all met up at school where we met the foreign and local students, some were familiar but some faces were new to us. The students from the different countries presented their schools and their country’s culture. Afterwards we departed to a port where we were able to sail on a boat. It was pretty exciting.

On the following day we didn’t go to school but to the “Scanzano Castallena Grote”, a cave where one could see many stalactites and stalagmites which was really impressive. Afterwards we visited the Sun LAB where an astronomy scientist talked about the sun and the stars. The same scientist showed us some facts about the stars some hours later as it got dark. That marked the end of the day for us.

On September 22nd we were in school doing painting and construction activities which were related to our main topic “Stars in Europe”. In the afternoon we prepared our TED speech on our paintings.

On September 23rd we learned about the equatorial sundials and the sun arch. In the afternoon we drove to Nova Siri and the people from Italy organized a big surprise party. We sang Karaoke, every national presented a typical dance and in the night we watched the stars. The evening was very spectacular.


On September 24th we drove by bus to Matera. There we visited the old city and the old homes which were built in the stones .In the evening we went to another party .At the party we danced and talked. Everybody presented their work for the Café litteraire. In the end everybody was crying because nobody wanted to leave the others.



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